The applicant who will go to China for marriage registration shall apply for a single/non-marital status certificate. Legal marriage age in China is 22 or older for male and 20 or older for female.
Download , complete, and sign one copy of the authentication application form.
Photocopy of the applicant's passport.
Affidavit of Single Status.
Complete Affidavit of Single Status , signed before a notary public.
Send the original and photocopy of the notarized Affidavit of Single Status.
Certified by the Secretary of the State Office
Send the original and photocopy of the Secretary of State certification.
Certified by the Secretary of the State Office of the state where the document is executed.
*Some states require the notarized document to be sent to the notary public's county clerk for verification before presenting to the Office of Secretary of State. Please contact Secretary of State Office of the state where your document is executed for details.
Certified by the relevant Consulate General.
You must apply to the correct Consulate General which holds consular jurisdiction over your area of residence. The Consular District of the Chinese Consulate General in Houston covers: Alabama, Arkansas, Flordia, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas. Only documents certified by the Secretaries of State Office of the above listed 8 states ( Click Here for Their Contact Information ) can be certified by the Chinese Consulate General in Houston.
Total Fee (Consulate Fee + Service Fee + Return Shipping):
You may pay the total fees with one check, the total fees includes: Consulate Fee, Our Service Fee, Return Mail Fee. Please check the following table for the consulate fee, and service fee.
Our Return Mail Fee is $ 23.00 for Next Day Service.
We accept personal check, business check, money order, cashier's check or credit card**. Please make check or money order payable to Visa Express. Please fill our order form online.
**Credit card payment is subject to a $3 or 3% processing charge, whichever is greater.
Send us Above Documents and Fees to:
3120 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77098
Note: If Urgent or Rush service is required, all the doucments has to be delivered to us before 10:30 AM. So please overnight all your documents to us by Fedex Priority Overnight or UPS Next Day Service only.
Please DO NOT use U.S. Postal Service Express Mail !